Japanese Knotweed Control

Japanese Knotweed Control are experts when it comes to dealing with invasive weeds and their capacity to damage and destroy any property or outdoor area, construction sites, concrete surfaces and homes included.

JKC was formed in 2004 by business partners Richard Podmore and David Layland who are the Joint Managing Directors of the company. We are a pioneering company that has been at the forefront of the invasive weed treatment industry for over a decade and are responsible for introducing the innovative stem injection treatment method into the UK and Europe.

Underlining our reputation as a professional and reliable specialist, JKC was the first company in the industry to offer an insurance-backed warranty on all our treatment options. All work undertaken is fully insured and underwritten by Lloyds of London for the treatment of non-native plant species and carries professional indemnity cover for £5 million. With extensive experience across a range of commercial, public and private sectors, JKC offers the most comprehensive, cost-effective and ecologically-sound solutions for eradicating Japanese Knotweed, Giant Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam and many other non-native invasive plants. 

Amenity Assured and also an active member of the Amenity Forum. We continually campaign for improved standards, accreditations, legislative compliance and training across the treatment industry.

Accredited with UKAS ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System through the British Standards Institute which is recognised worldwide across 178 countries. The ISO 9001:2008 award benefits all aspects of our business from health and safety policies through to customer satisfaction and also covers NHSS Sector 18 which is essential for working on highways. We also have accreditations with Safecontractor, Achilles and BASIS.

Founder members of INNSA (The Invasive Non-Native Specialists Association) which aims to encourage the highest standards within the industry and also provide members' customers and clients with peace of mind and quality standards assurance.

All work is undertaken by our team of highly experienced and fully trained operatives. All our Operatives hold CSCS cards (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) to show competency to carry out their work and allow access to sites.

We offer a fully comprehensive service which is tailored to our clients' objectives and yet individual to each site. Our work is guaranteed with a full warranty.


To book your site survey and for any questions you might have, please use our online contact form or call 0845 643 1168